The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. ... : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates
by Willughby, Francis, 1635-1672; Ray, John, 1627-1705; Faithorne, William, 1616-1691, engraver; Hove, Frederick Hendrick van, 1628?-1698, engraver; Hernández, Francisco, 1517-1587
statement of responsibility: translated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work ; to which are added, three considerable discourses ... by John Ray ...
Publisher London : Printed by A.C. for John Martyn ...
Possible copyright status Not in copyright. The BHL affirms that this work is in the public domain.
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First published in Latin in 1676, under title: Ornithologiae libri tres.
"The appendix, pp. 385-396 ... is here credited to Franc. Hernandez." --Zimmer.
Signed engravers include: F.H. van Houe sculp.; W. Faithorne.
Title in red and black, within double ruled border.
Signatures: A⁴ (a)² B-3L⁴
The following pages are blank: p. , p. , p. , and p.  (3rd group).
Errors in paging.
citation/reference: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 678
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First published in Latin in 1676, under title: Ornithologiae libri tres
"The appendix, pp. 385-396 ... is here credited to Franc. Hernandez." --Zimmer
Signed engravers include: F.H. van Houe sculp.; W. Faithorne
Title in red and black, within double ruled border
The following pages are blank: p. , p. , p. , and p.  (3rd group)
Errors in paging
(From t.p.) I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates -- II. Of the ordering of singing birds -- III. Of falconry
Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.
Autograph in ink at top of t.p.: John Smith ..
Smithsonian library stamp on verso of t.p
Smithsonian Institution National Museum embossed stamp on leaf A2 recto
Black buckram library binding, speckled edges; with binder's title: Willughby's ornithology
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